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Messiaen: Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps / Boeykens


Release Date: 08/08/2006 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi Musique D'abord Catalog #: 1951348   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Walter BoeykensMarjeta KorosekRoel DieltiensRobert Groslot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Walter Boeykens Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Once a winner in Radio 3’s Building a Library feature, this performance of Messiaen’s prisoncamp meditation on eternity, enormously but unshowily virtuosic and very well balanced, remains highly recommendable.

-- BBC Music Magazine
Once a winner in Radio 3’s Building a Library feature, this performance of Messiaen’s prisoncamp meditation on eternity, enormously but unshowily virtuosic and very well balanced, remains highly recommendable.

-- BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1. Quatuor pour la fin du temps by Olivier Messiaen
Performer:  Walter Boeykens (Clarinet), Marjeta Korosek (Violin), Roel Dieltiens (Cello),
Robert Groslot (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Walter Boeykens Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Silesia, Poland 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  De Singel, Antwerp, Belgium 
Length: 46 Minutes 49 Secs. 

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